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SMD File Format

Video game console ROM emulator file

SMD is a file extension for a read-only memory (ROM) file extracted from a Sega Mega Drive cartridge. SMD stands for Sega Mega Drive. SMD files contain a copy of a Mega Drive game, which can be used with a Mega Drive emulator. SMD files allow the play of Mega Drive games on other operating systems, including Windows. SMD files are created with a flash cart and software proprietary to the flash cart used.


Learn more about .SMD files:

Visit the Sega web page.

Read more about Emulators at ITKnowledgeExchange.com.

This was last updated in September 2010
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